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Morgan Burnett helped the Packers forget about Charles Woodson, at least a little bit.
What? You thought the Jaguars would trot onto Lambeau Field, bow down in worship to the Packers, pee in their pants, and then proceed to get crushed by 35 points?
That doesn’t happen very often, and it didn’t happen on Sunday in Green Bay.
The Packers aren’t the only team with pride, you know. Other teams are more than capable of playing their best when their backs are up against the wall after injuries, bad luck, agonizing losses or whatever else.
I thought this game would be a bit closer than most people predicted (so did Kris Burke). But let’s not judge this game based on how we thought it would go. Let’s break the game down based on what actually happened.
There seems to be two camps of people regarding Woodson:
Those who think Woodson is past his prime and won’t be missed much, if at all.
Those who recognize Woodson as a big name and veteran presence and think he’ll be misse...
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The Green Bay Packers are optimistic they have enough depth in the secondary to compensate for the loss of Charles Woodson, and they have few worries on the other side of the ball with a red-hot Aaron Rodgers guiding their passing attack.
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